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Sep 23, 2022
Congratulations to our new novices
To top off the recent exciting goings-on in Kechara Forest Retreat, we are pleased to announce and offer our congratulations to the first batch of Kecharian sangha. READ MORE
Aug 21, 2022
Commemorating Rinpoche’s 3rd Parinirvana Anniversary
Join a month-long celebration of Rinpoche’s life and deeds, as we begin 30 days of holy activities throughout September. This series of pujas will help us accumulate great merits, clear huge obstacles, and create the causes to meet Rinpoche’s new incarnation soon. READ MORE
Mar 31, 2022
Temple stay
A unique cultural and spiritual opportunity to experience Tibetan Buddhism by immersing in daily temple lifestyle, participating in prayers and rituals, and engaging in communal activities. READ MORE
Mar 21, 2022
The Tsem Rinpoche Relic Temple
Following the parinirvana of our beloved teacher on September 4, 2019, we have begun the construction of the Tsem Rinpoche Relic Temple, a permanent spiritual memorial to house Rinpoche’s holy relics and commemorate his life, deeds and legacy. READ MORE
Mar 15, 2022
Outdoor stupa progress update
Following Tibetan monastic customs, we have begun the creation of our beloved teacher’s Relic Stupa – the main object of veneration in the Tsem Rinpoche Relic Temple. It will be the first of its kind in Malaysia and one of very few in the region. READ MORE
Mar 1, 2022
Insertion progress update
Insertion is an essential part of consecrating a Buddha statue or stupa. Because the Tsem Rinpoche Relic Stupa Project is so important and significant, our insertions are super traditional, super blessed and super extensive... READ MORE
Jan 15, 2022
Incarnation statue progress update
In 2017, we began a special project to create statues of H.E. Tsem Rinpoche’s previous lives, as revealed by Dorje Shugden in 2015. Disciples commission statues of the lama’s previous lives to tap into the blessings of the lama’s incarnation lineage... READ MORE
Dec 31, 2021
Incarnation chapel progress update
The community of Kechara Forest Retreat has been spending a lot of time every day at the Tsem Rinpoche Incarnation Chapel engaging in recitations of powerful mantras and dharanis on-site. This is done following sacred instructions from His Eminence Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Phende of Shar Gaden Monastery... READ MORE